Sumbal Incident:HC Notice To SKIMS, IGP On Medical Report Leakage


SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to SKIMS and IGP Kashmir regarding the leakage of a medical report of the Sumbal minor girl, an alleged victim of a sexual assault.

The court also directed Inspector General of Police Kashmir to ensure all the posters revealing name of the alleged victim were removed from vehicles in the Kashmir Valley.

The Court has already ordered Youtube, Facebook and Twitter to remove all posts from their platforms which disclosed the identity of the three-year-old alleged victim.

“We forthwith direct the Youtube, Facebook and Twitter to remove all materials, posts or publications which tend to disclose the identity and name of the infant victim of the sexual violence in the May 8, 2019 incident in the Bandipora district and to ensure that no such material is uploaded on their channels,” the court had said.


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